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PIERRE VERGER: SCHWARZE GOTTER IM EXIL -- FOTOGRAFIEN (Pierre Verger: Black Gods in Exile -- Photographs). Ed. by Manfred Metzner and Michael M. Thoss. Ethnologisches Museum Berlin, 2004. Organized by Fundacao Pierre Verger, Salvador da Bahia, in association with Goethe-Institut, Munich. Published by Verlag Das Wunderhorn, Heidelberg. 352 pp. with 391 ills. 28 x 33 cm. ISBN 3884232231 In German.
Surveying the career of French-born photographer and ethnographer Verger (1902-1996), this catalogue focuses on works produced from the 1930s through the 60s as part of the artist's lifelong commitment to documenting and celebrating daily life in West Africa and the African diaspora, including photographs produced in the United States, the Caribbean and especially the Brazilian state of Bahia, where Verger spent much of his life.
Artist(s):Verger, Pierre
Indexing: Western, Europe — France — 1900-1945 — Photography
Plans: 50
Worldwide Number: 030016
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